Crowdfunding Seminar
Dates(s) - 28/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 10:30 - 12:30
Allia Future Business Centre, London Road, Peterborough, PE2 8AN

This crowdfunding event is aimed at anyone interested in raising finance for their business idea using crowdfunding – equity, debt and reward. It will aim to explain which is the most appropriate platform and what is needed before, during and after; alongside tips on how to create a successful campaign.

This FREE event is designed to help start-ups and entrepreneurs better understand the opportunities and risks associated with crowdfunding.

Crowdfunding is set to overtake venture capital as funds raised through the platform exceeded $34.4 billion across the globe in 2015 and show no signs of slowing. Entrepreneurs and investors alike are taking advantage of this new, flexible funding style, and the range of platforms around vary in set-up, aims and function.

This event is being hosted by Allia Future Business Centre, who provide work space and enterprise support to ventures who make a positive impact on people and planet in both Peterborough and Cambridge.

Speaking at the event will be Richard Jones, a vastly experienced Finance Director of both larger more complex organisations as well as SMEs, he also has significant experience helping companies:

  • find the finance for growth,
  • devise and implement turnaround strategies
  • achieve stepped increases in scale.

A fully qualified Chartered Accountant, a member of the ICAEW, over the years Richard has built up an extensive knowledge of the lending market and is an expert in how recent developments in Fintech provide opportunities for SMEs to access funding they would not otherwise be able to.

Speakers include:

Richard Jones – Richard Jones, Founder and MD of Pilot Fish, www.pilotfishpartnership.co.uk

Paul Hughes – Director of  Enterprise Support, Allia  http://seriousimpact.co.uk/